NEW UNSEEN TOUR – Join Ben on a walking tour from King’s Cross to Clerkenwell.

Multi-award-winning Unseen Tours are delighted to be launching our new tour of King’s Cross on Friday 15th July. The tour has been curated by, and will be led by our newest tour guide Ben, taking you on a fascinating walk from King’s Cross to Clerkenwell.  Ben, Unseen tour guide says: “We’ll embark on a journey […]

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Unseen Tours awarded Trip Advisor Travellers Choice award 2022

Unseen Tours receives TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Award for 2022

Unseen Tours today announced it has been recognised by TripAdvisor as a 2022 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Award for being among the top 10% of attractions worldwide. The award celebrates businesses that have received great traveler reviews from travelers around the globe on tripadvisor over the last 12 months. As challenging as the past year was, […]

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Nic’s June: Greyhounds, Green Spaces, and the History of Denmark Place

Welcome all to Nic’s June update.  I hope you had a happy solstice on the 21st. I was wandering down Denmark Street/ Tin Pan Alley last week. I remember when you could walk into Andy’s – now gone – and pick up a guitar worth £50 or £5000 and have a strum. Now it seems […]

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Pete, Brick Lane Tour Guide

An Obstacle Course: Homelessness Assistance and the Right to Housing in England

You know there’s a serious problem when Amnesty International write a report about homelessness. On June 8th I attended a conference at the London office of Amnesty International to read and discuss their latest report into assistance for people suffering from homelessness and the right to living accommodation in England. The title of the report is […]

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Pete Brick Lane

Change Please?

Oh! The English language, the subtle nuance of common everyday words. No wonder that non-English speakers find it difficult to understand complex, yet simple statements. Take the title of this ode “Change Please?”. Most will assume that this statement is meant to convey the need for a change in some material or even political sense. […]

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Merry May to All

I tap this out as a thunderstorm breaks overhead, then the sun comes out from the clouds – Nature, there are no rules. Celebrating May day has pagan roots, but in my city walk researches I discovered the darker side. On May Day 1517 there were riots on the city streets as apprentices objected to, […]

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Bring your Classroom to Life: Enriching your Curriculum with Unseen Tours

A GUEST POST BY ALLIE MARCHAND, COMMUNICATIONS INTERN AT PLANETERRA Twenty years from now, when I look back and think of my time at University, there is one class that I am positive I will remember. Although I’ve had many wonderful and engaging professors, lecturers, and guest speakers, five years of academic content generally blurs […]

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A Warm Welcome: How Unseen Tours can help new students feel more at home in London

A GUEST POST BY ALLIE MARCHAND, COMMUNICATIONS INTERN AT PLANETERRA Last September, I moved to London as an international student doing a masters degree at King’s College London. As I’m sure most London newcomers would agree; it was an exciting and overwhelming step all at the same time. London makes my home city of Toronto […]

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Happy Earthday!

For years and years, instead of saying Happy Birthday to people, I’ve always wished them a Happy Earthday! There are 2 reasons for this, firstly it rhymes with Happy Birthday, and secondly, it’s based on the traditional Rastafarian version, Blessed Earthstrong. It was not until about 10 years ago that I learned that there actually […]

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Supporting A Homeless Organisation Through Art + An Update on Last Month’s Blog

It’s funny what you come across on a rainy afternoon on Facebook watch. After the ever-present litany of food videos, dog videos, and suchlike, the following video came up on one of my favourite comedians feed, Russell Howard, about this guy who wanted to make his own Thank You cards for an occasion that had […]

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